Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
884,090 0.6 % $16.02 $33,330 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.61 $11.26 $14.59 $19.46 $24.70
Annual Wage (2) $19,990 $23,430 $30,340 $40,480 $51,370


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 642,520 6.47 $15.45 $32,140
Elementary and Secondary Schools 36,520 0.44 $15.83 $32,930
Special Food Services 35,390 5.32 $17.60 $36,620
Traveler Accommodation 25,410 1.34 $18.82 $39,130
Grocery Stores 24,730 0.93 $17.51 $36,410

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 642,520 6.47 $15.45 $32,140
Special Food Services 35,390 5.32 $17.60 $36,620
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 18,820 5.09 $16.07 $33,430
Specialty Food Stores 3,940 1.71 $15.12 $31,440
Traveler Accommodation 25,410 1.34 $18.82 $39,130

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 350 0.02 $35.84 $74,540
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 40 0.11 $23.93 $49,770
Furniture Stores 110 0.05 $23.31 $48,490
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 60 0.03 $23.10 $48,050
Home Furnishings Stores 30 0.01 $22.30 $46,380


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 91,870 5.93 0.92 $16.73 $34,810
Texas 79,370 6.86 1.07 $17.06 $35,470
Florida 60,790 7.67 1.20 $16.52 $34,350
New York 47,240 5.26 0.82 $18.12 $37,700
Ohio 34,500 6.53 1.02 $15.12 $31,440



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Mexico 7,220 9.05 1.41 $13.45 $27,980
Louisiana 16,750 8.64 1.35 $14.28 $29,700
South Carolina 15,840 8.22 1.28 $14.86 $30,910
Alabama 15,410 8.18 1.28 $14.73 $30,650
North Carolina 33,000 8.00 1.25 $15.48 $32,200



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 3,590 5.31 0.83 $22.78 $47,390
New Jersey 19,730 5.05 0.79 $19.27 $40,080
Rhode Island 3,210 6.81 1.06 $18.46 $38,410
Delaware 3,070 7.07 1.10 $18.20 $37,850
Maryland 16,650 6.41 1.00 $18.14 $37,730




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 32,680 5.04 0.79 $19.64 $40,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 24,550 5.98 0.93 $16.61 $34,560
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 19,150 6.54 1.02 $17.86 $37,150
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 18,540 5.19 0.81 $15.83 $32,930
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 14,890 6.00 0.94 $15.37 $31,960
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 14,640 6.28 0.98 $17.70 $36,810
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 14,170 5.86 0.91 $19.42 $40,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 13,870 7.39 1.15 $16.55 $34,430
St. Louis, MO-IL 10,540 7.97 1.24 $14.93 $31,050
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 10,200 5.43 0.85 $15.36 $31,950